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About Cloverdale courier. (Cloverdale, Tillamook County, Or.) 190?-19?? | View Entire Issue (Jan. 15, 1915)
CLOVERDALE, TILLAM OOK COUNTY, OREGON, JA N U A R Y
A BACHELORS COMPLAINT
By F. A. Mitchell
NO. 3 3
Several of our customers are people we do not know by sight
i am a bachelor, and I propose to re
I had been supplanted, and, more than
main a bachelor
Heaven forbid that this, 1 knew that his w ife had under- [
though we have done business hy mail with them for years. We
I should be tied by unbreakable chains mined Ids good opinion o f me. Then
to one of those paradoxical, unreason
it became apparent why she wished
believe we have given them satisfactory banking service and can
Jim to bring me to see her.
able. Illogical creatures, a woman.
give you the same satisfaction.
Why my bosom friend. Jim Brown, couldn’t attack one she had never seen, j
had to put a firebrand between him
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self and me l can t imagine. We were had no w eight She must have some
thing tangible to attack.
Inseparable I never felt at home with
“-So t!iis is the wonderful man.” I
It saves you time, and TIM E IS MONEY, especially at this season
any other person as with him. and
without me he did not know « ’hat to
of the year. No need to come to the bunk in person.
do with himself Suddenly there pop “ that you have been lauding to the j
Why did he not say some of
ped up between us—what? Clothes— skies
SECURITY AND SERVICE our Motto
many clothes, clothes varying in cut those bright things that you have so
with every season
And within these often spoken of? Didn’t feel well
enough acquainted? I suppose 1 shall
clothes was a woman
There is nothing unreasonable about have to w.tit till he does
here 1 pre- |
me I would have been perfectly « i l l
lug that Jim should go to see this sume he «'ill deluge us « ’ith his wit.”
What a melancholy awakening Jim
much adorned grownup child once a
have had after this first in 1
week and stay till 3 in the morning
if he liked. I certainly would never spection hv Ids ladylove o f Ids bosom j
have thought of being jealous of one friend to discover that I «'as sifter all j
^ Sample of How Clsverly They Are Several Species of Fish Are Famed For
who is not endowed « ith a spark of a commonplace per.-on! And how sin
Their Leaping Powers.
Mixed In France.
Rut she was not satisfied gular it is that these creatures, « ’ ho do j
as a means o f locomotion
Politicians o f the United States are
She wanted him all the not kno«’ the difference between a
is shared by a variety o f animals of
And Jim. poor beggar, was so syllogism and sole leather, can produce
widely different classes.
under her thumb that she did what on a man o f intellectual vigor the effect all other countries in the art o f self ad
she liked with him
i they require hy mere irony! Jim had vertisement. but it is doubtful whether thrushes and robins among mammals,
Then she must needs nag at him to [ known me intimately for years, and \ any o f our politicians are more adroit
bring me to see her Why she uished yet by a few words a woman hmlsiwt
m ii Witness, for example, the follo w
to meet me « ’as a puzzle
I cert ..’y , tered ids idol
had no desire to meet her. “ Do bring 1 Jim has a relapse occasionally and ing announcement, published In the
ly as a means o f getting quickly over
your friend He must lie a lovely man drops into my room for a bit o f “ old newspapers o f Purls:
(In* ground, and even lions and tigers,
since you are so fond of him.” And times.’’ ¡is lie culls them
"G E N EU A L E I. EC’TIO N .
Jim was fool enough to believe that knows they ¡ire not old times; they are
"T o the Electors o f the Steenth A r which never spring in ordinary cir-
she « ’tinted to meet me because I « ’ as altered times
Doubtless be thinks rondissement. City o f Paris; The un eumstaiiees. readily adopt this method
“ a lovely man.”
that for him they are changed for the dersigned appreciates the flattering de o f attacking their victims.
A considerable number o f fishes are
Just as soon as they were engaged bette. i that he is leaving me in a sta sire o f many o f ids fellow citizens that
there « a s friction ¡is to the evenings tionurv position, while he has ad
he should represent this arrondisse remarkable for their leaping powers,
she wanted Jim and those I «anted valued
At any rate. 1 have noticed ment in tile chamber o f deputies. A l and several ol these performers are on
1. being a reasonable creature, that those iliings l continue to enjoy, ways proud to feel himself In accord that account specially favored by an
«•as willing to divide Jim's evenings or think 1 enjoy, are beginning to bore with his fellow citizens, he is con glers. since by jumping clear ot the wa
« ’ith her
Not so she
If Jim made | iiiti:
If I speak of ¡i new play on the vinced that he would represent them ter in some cases many times in suc
an engagement « ith me she would ! hoards lie «i l l turn the subject to the faithfully and that his nomination cession they lax tlie fisherman's skill
make him break it
more severely than fishes less active
smart sayings o f Ids little Jim Then, would be equivalent to an election.
Despite all this pulling and hauling j too he lias become absorbed in piling
“ Fully appreciating this fact and a ml therefore give added zest to their
. for Jim’s companionship, he must ! up money foi Ids «fife and children thanking the citizens of the Steenth nr- capture.
bring that "lovely" friend o f his to see after he has g on* He says It is awful rondiss'ement for their confidence so
M em bers o f the salmon family are
her. 1 refused to go This frightened to think o f leaving them without sup generously bestowed, he begs leave, universally famous for their high
Jim. for he said that It « ’oultl create port
It seem« to me that in getting nevertheless, to announce that the Jumps The sea trout are untiring ae
an enmity between ber and me that married he gave up all tile fun there great increase in his business as a ro! its. ami a fish o f a pound weight
«•ould be unpleasant all round I gave
dealer in hats at 1000 Hue de Mar «•ill more than once Jump several
Is in life to make a slave o f himself
In to Jim—not to her.
Sometimes I «under whether if Jim seilles fully occupies Ills time and at tii • s its own length out of the water
Considering what she wanted me for.
| and I had growu old as bachelors « ’e tention and that Ills service to the pub « I i n hooked before coming to the
her treatment o f me was remarkable.
lie at this well known establishment nci
would hove maintained the same In
At tl. ir best salmon can jump
You would have thought she was in
terest in each other
I fear not. Men will unfortunately prevent Idm from at least ten feet above the surface, a
love « ’ith me instead o f Jim. “ I ’m a w
develop on different lines Some men accepting the responsibilities o f a dep
feat achieved by shipping the water
fully glad to see you!" she said, all
don't develop ¡it all
At any rate. I uty.
«•kb the powerful tall and Hexing the
“ I ’ve heard so much about
"In short, instead of putting himself body until the head and tall all hut
you that It seems I have known you find that association with any one does
at the liead of the people, he claims the meet.—Philadelphia Ledger.
a long while
You have no Idea bow not interest me as it once did
firlvilege of putting; ids products upon
fond Jim is o f you
You must come
Where Dr. Johnson Worked.
and see me often. Any one that Jim
Dr. Johnson’s house In Gough square,
speaks o f so highly must be very nice." erous n. ritnoulal nooses
London, Is a noble old piece o f Queen
If you bad heard I lie intonation she
Anne architecture, and in stripping
gave the words “ very nice" you would
"Can you tell me how to live 100 the walls o f their surfeit of paper
Mourning In Arabia.
have realised the irony between the
When Araoian women go into mourn
beginning and ending of this sentence.
and canvas and stutT the restorers
The philosopher stroked Ids heard came across several quaint old cup
Mind you. I didn’t see through ail ing they stain their hands and feet
I confess I was fooled with indigo for eight days, and dur- ! thoughtfully. “ 1 will try.” be said. “ If boards, and these iinve nil been pre-
while she was sho«’ing plainly that Ing that time they will drink no milk, you can give any good reason for i served with their original handle« and
she had an object in fooling me. No on the ground that its «h it e hue does wanting to live loO years.” —Philadel ' mountings and ndd enormously to the
one but a « ’omen can coddle a man not harmonize with the mental gloom phia Record.
domestic verisimilitude of the placet
and let him know that she Is stnlilng —London Standard.
At tiie top may be seen the spacious
him without re|H>lling tiim Instead of
Africa's Sea God.
garret, where the doctoi kept ills six
repelling she winds him round her fin
Each Tuesday <>n the Gold Const of
The W ay of Life.
clerks slaving away at the dictionary
ger while she is feeding him poison.
On« o f the foibles that poison home Africa is devoted to the sea god. No which first brought him fame: nnd
But ! know It el) now
Jim was life is the unwillingness to yield in un fishing takes place, and the fishermen
alongside the house nnd the caretak
married, and when he returned from important trifles
The desire always utilize the time in mending their nets.
er's lodge is the tiny garden which
his wedding trip he tried to grasp my
to have one's own way is very far
CnFlyle in Ills »«sa y on Johnson de
hand with fervor, but it was not the
Much o f our lives is * pent in marring
from the way o f life.
scribes as rather larger than a bed-
same fervor as before
1 knew that
our own influence.
1 qu ilt
POLITICS AND BUSINESS.